Rice Burgers with Lentils and Baked Fries Recipe Video

Here is a flavorful lentil and rice burger with homemade fries.

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest GroupHealthy

Ingredients

 French lentils1 Cup (16 tbs) (Green Lentils)
 Medium grain rice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Seaweed1 (Kombu Seaweed)
 Water4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Whole wheat bread slice1
 Onion1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
 Carrots2 , minced or shredded
 Stalk celery1 Medium, minced or shredded
 Garlic clove1 Medium, pressed
 Juice of lemon/Lime juice1 Tablespoon
 Cumin1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Coriander1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dried parsley6 Teaspoon
 Sea salt1 Teaspoon
 Whole grain burger buns2
 Tomato slices3 Medium
 Lettuce leaves3 Medium
 Potatoes2 Medium
 Sweet potato1⁄2 Medium
 Parsley1 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Paprika1 Teaspoon
 Olive oil1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2240 Calories from Fat 213

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.6%

Saturated Fat 3.8 g19%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4027 mg167.8%

Total Carbohydrates 439 g146.3%

Dietary Fiber 65.3 g261.1%

Sugars 34.2 g

Protein 84 g167.4%

Vitamin A 857.6% Vitamin C 330.4%

Calcium 106.2% Iron 292.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

For the Burgers:
Wash the lentils and remove any debris or stones. Bring the lentils, rice, kombu and 4 cups of water to a boil. Lower heat, cover and simmer for 45-50 minutes. Let cool.
In two to three batches, place the lentils, rice, and bread in a food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Squeeze some between your fingers; it should stick together. In a large bowl, combine lentil/rice mixture with the vegetables and herbs and mix with your hands. Form into patties.
To cook:
Brown the patties on both sides over medium-high heat in a lightly oiled pan. Or bake for 30-40 minutes, flipping patties half way through, in a 350 degree oven.
For the Fries:
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
Wash the potatoes. Cut into "French fry" shape. In a large bowl add the parsley, salt, paprika and oil to the potatoes and mix with your hands. Arrange on baking sheet (you may need two) so they are not touching. Bake for 30 minutes turning half way through.

Editors Review

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